Synopses & Reviews
THE THIRD BOOK IN THE KATE MARTINELLI MYSTERY SERIES
In Laurie R. King's With Child, adrift in mist-shrouded San Francisco mornings and alcohol-fogged nights, homicide detective Kate Martinelli cant escape the void left by her departed lover, who has gone off to rethink their relationship. But when twelve-year-old Jules Cameron comes to Kate for a professional consultation, Kates not sure shes that desperate for distraction.
Jules is worried about her friend Dio, a homeless boy she met in a park. Dio has disappeared without a word of farewell, and Jules wants Kate to find him. Reluctant as she is, Kate cant say no—and soon she finds herself forming a friendship with the bright, quirky girl. But the search for Dio will prove to be much more than both bargained for—and its only the beginning.
When Jules disappears while taking a trip with Kate, a desperate search begins—and Kate knows all too well the odds of finding the child alive.
“Smart, thoughtful...Warm characterizations...searching insights...this detective has a mind that is always on the move.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Martinelli is the kind of person youd like to know and talk with over many lunches, a smart and tough woman.”—Chicago Tribune
About the Author
Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of twelve Mary Russell mysteries, beginning with The Beekeepers Apprentice, and five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, including To Play the Fool, A Grave Talent, and With Child. An Edgar Award winner, she lives in Northern California, and her new novel, The Bones of Paris will be published September 2013.